Financial Fraud: Scott Charles Maddox And Janice Paige Carter-Smith Have Been Indicted In a Forty-Four Count Indictment For Conspiring To Operate a Racketeering Enterprise

Financial Fraud

Tallahassee City Commissioner and Political Consultant Charged in Racketeering Conspiracy TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Charles Maddox, 50, and Tallahassee political consultant Janice Paige Carter-Smith, 53, both of Tallahassee, have been indicted in a forty-four count indictment for conspiring to operate a racketeering enterprise that engaged in acts of bank fraud, extortion, honest …

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Financial Fraud: Group Of Persons Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Commit Wire Fraud And Filing a False Tax Return

Financial Fraud

4TH Florida Man Pleads Guilty In Connection To Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Against Xerox Corporation ROCHESTER, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced that Jason Haynes, of Florida, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and filing a false tax return in connection with a scheme …

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Financial Fraud: Alain Kaloyeros Sentenced To Prison For Fraud In Connection With The Rigging Of Bids

Financial Fraud

Former State University President, Alain Kaloyeros, And Three Corporate Executives Sentenced To Prison For Fraud In Connection With Buffalo Billion Bid-Rigging Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that ALAIN KALOYEROS, the former President of the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute; STEVEN AIELLO, a …

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Financial Fraud: Emil DiIorio Agreed To Settle Allegations Under The False Claims Act That They Submitted False Claims To Medicare

Financial Fraud

Coordinated Health and CEO Pay $12.5 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Liability for Fraudulent Billing PHILADELPHIA, PA – United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced today that Coordinated Health Holding Company, LLC (“Coordinated Health”) and its founder, principal owner, and Chief Executive Officer, Emil DiIorio, M.D., agreed to settle allegations under the False Claims …

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Investment Fraud: RYAN RANDALL GILBERTSON Sentenced Of Multiple Counts Of Wire Fraud And Securities Fraud

Investment Fraud

Former Oil Company President Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison For Stock Manipulation Scheme United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced the sentencing of RYAN RANDALL GILBERTSON, 42, founder of Dakota Plains Holdings, Inc., to 144 months in federal prison, a $2 million fine, and over $15 million in restitution. GILBERTSON was sentenced today …

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Health Care Fraud: Three Individuals Indicted To Conspiring To Commit Health Care Fraud And Violating Federal Anti-Kickback Laws

Health Care Fraud

Three Charged with Violating Federal Anti-Kickback Laws and Committing More Than $4.7 Million in Health Care Fraud TULSA, Okla.— A grand jury returned an indictment today charging three men, including two physicians, with violations of the federal anti-kickback statute as well as conspiring to commit health care fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Trent Shores. “Health care …

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Financial Fraud: Four Persons Arrested Credit Card Bust-Out Scheme

Financial Fraud

Fourth Defendant Arrested in Credit Card ‘Bust-Out’ Scheme that Spent $2 Million on Luxury Watches, Liquor, Cars and Cemetery Plots LOS ANGELES – With the surrender this morning of the final defendant, federal authorities have taken into custody four people named in a grand jury indictment that alleges a “bust-out” scheme in which the defendants …

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Financial Fraud: Emily Moerdermo Fu Sentenced For Mail Fraud And Defrauded Clients

Investment Fraud

Realtor Sentenced For Stealing Millions From Clients ATLANTA – Emily Moerdermo Fu, a metro Atlanta realtor and businesswoman who defrauded clients out of over $22 million dollars over a two-year period, has been sentenced to seven years, three months for mail fraud. “While Fu was a well-respected real estate and financial professional, she took advantage …

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Financial Fraud: Pavandeep Bakhshi Charged For Allegedly Participating In A Widespread Scheme To Defraud Investors

Investment Fraud

Former Director Of Healthcare Services Company Charged In Alleged $300 Million Investment Fraud Scheme The Defendant And His Conspirators Allegedly Inflated Company’s Value and Revenue to Defraud Investors NEWARK, N.J. – A former member of the board of directors of a publicly traded healthcare services company was arrested at John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport …

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Financial Fraud: JOEL KURZYNSKI Sentenced For Conducting Cyberstalking And Threat Campaigns Against Multiple Victims

Financial Fraud

Seattle Man Sentenced to Prison for Cyberstalking Campaign Against a Former Friend and a Co-Worker Harassed Victims with Multiple Texts, Phone Calls, Death Threats, False Online Service Subscriptions and Posed as Reporter Investigating Sex Abuse Allegations A former Seattle, Washington information technology professional was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 30 months …

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Financial Fraud: TRACY MONTI Sentenced For Operating a Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Scheme That Duped Investors

Financial Fraud

Chicago Woman Sentenced to Nearly 4 Years for Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Involving Bogus Event Ticket Business CHICAGO — A Chicago woman has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison for operating a multi-million dollar fraud scheme that duped investors into believing she could earn profits on the secondary market for concert and sports …

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Foreign Corruption: Patrick Ho Guilty Of Participating In a Multi-Year, Multimillion-Dollar Scheme To Bribe Top Officials Of Chad And Uganda

Foreign Corruption

Patrick Ho, Former Head Of Organization Backed By Chinese Energy Conglomerate, Convicted Of International Bribery, Money Laundering Offenses Ho Schemed to Bribe the President of Chad, President and Foreign Minister of Uganda Geoffrey S. Berman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice …

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Financial Fraud: Anil J. Desai, M.D. And Related Entities Have Agreed To Pay To Resolve Allegations That They Violated The False Claims Act

False Claims Act

Anil J. Desai, M.D., and related entities to pay over $200,000 to resolve False Claims Act allegations Anil J. Desai, M.D., East Metro Internal Medicine, L.L.C. and Rockdale-Newton Hematology-Oncology (the “Desai Parties”), based in Conyers and Covington, Georgia, have agreed to pay $213,000 to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by submitting …

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Financial Fraud: Medical Device Maker ev3 Inc. Has Agreed To Plead Guilty To Charges Related To Its Neurovascular Medical Device

Financial Fraud

Medical Device Maker ev3 to Plead Guilty and Pay $17.9 Million for Distributing Adulterated Device; Covidien Paid $13 Million to Resolve Civil Liability for Second Device WASHINGTON – Minnesota-based medical device manufacturer ev3 Inc. has agreed to plead guilty to charges related to its neurovascular medical device, Onyx Liquid Embolic System, and pay $17.9 million, …

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Financial Fraud: Lauren Montillo Pleaded Guilty To Conspiracy To Commit Wire Fraud And To Tax Evasion

Financial Fraud

Owings Mills Woman Pleads Guilty to Obtaining Over $4.3 Million in an Advance Fee Fraud Scheme and to Evading Taxes on that Income Baltimore, Maryland – Late on November 29, 2018—a few days before she was scheduled to go to trial—Lauren Montillo, age 47, of Owings Mills, Maryland, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire …

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Health Care Fraud: LivaNova USA – Cyberonics Inc – Has Agreed To Pay To Resolve Allegations The False Claims Act

Health Care Fraud

Livanova agrees to pay $1.87 Million to resolve False Claims Act allegations arising from improper kickback payments ATLANTA – LivaNova USA, Inc. (“LivaNova”), formerly known as Cyberonics, Inc., has agreed to pay the United States and the State of Georgia $1.87 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act and the Georgia …

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Healthcare Fraud: FENG QIN, M.D. Has Been Indicted For Healthcare Fraud

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Indictment And Arrest Of Vascular Surgeon For Healthcare Fraud Government Also Files Civil Fraud Complaint Against the Surgeon and His Medical Practice Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Scott Lampert, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Department of Health and Human …

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Insurance Fraud: DR. PAUL MADISON Convicted On Fraud Charges For Billing Insurance Companies

Insurance Fraud

Federal Jury Convicts Chicago Doctor on Fraud Charges for Billing Insurance Companies for Nonexistent Treatment CHICAGO — A federal jury has convicted a Chicago doctor on fraud charges for billing insurance companies for purported chiropractic manipulations that were never performed. DR. PAUL MADISON, an anesthesiologist and pain management specialist, owned Watertower SurgiCenter LLC, an outpatient …

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Financial Fraud: Mushegh Melkonyan Sentenced For Participated In a Multistep Conspiracy Involving At Least Six Other Individuals

Financial Fraud

Sixth Defendant Sentenced in Credit Card and ID Theft Fraud Conspiracy ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A Las Vegas man was sentenced today to four and a half years in prison for his involvement in a scheme that resulted in 19,000 stolen credit and debit cards that were used to obtain over $490,000 in unauthorized ATM cash …

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Financial Fraud: Dawn Marie Wheeler Sentenced In A Mail Theft, Bank Fraud, And Aggravated Identity Theft Scheme

Financial Fraud

Former Cheyenne Resident Sentenced for Bank Fraud, Possession of Stolen Mail, and Aggravated Identity Theft United States Attorney Mark A. Klaassen announced that former Cheyenne resident Dawn Marie Wheeler, 51, was sentenced on November 26, 2018, to serve consecutive prison sentences of 27 months and 24 months, respectively, after engaging in a mail theft, bank …

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Financial Fraud: University of Puerto Rico (UPR) Have Pay For Settles Misuse Of Grant Funds

Financial Fraud

University Of Puerto Rico Settles Misuse Of Grant Funds Case SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico– On November 21, 2018, the United States Government recovered the sum of $1,772,790.00 from the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) as part of a settlement agreement reached in connection to claims of misuse of grant funds provided to the UPR by …

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